HealthCare Assistant for Nights

Job Title HealthCare Assistant for Nights
Location Shrewsbury
Salary £8:50
Type of contract Temporary/Permanent
Job Description

Care Assistant Nights

Our Client in the area of Shrewsbury is looking for Care Assistants able to work Night shifts 8pm - 8am.  The working hours will be on a rota basis and will include weekend working so applicants must be flexible and able to take on additional shifts as required to meet the needs of the home.

The clients is a residential carehome assisting residents with  disabilities and specialize in working with residents with dementia or dementia related illness.

We are looking for applicants who have worked in a similar role and can demonstrate good work history.  You must demonstrate a keen interest in working with older people, have the ability to communicate with people with a range of needs, able to work using your own initiative and be a team player, willing to undertake any additional training to meet the needs of the role, demonstrate a caring manner and empathy towards older people.

The role will comprise of the following duties however the list is not exhaustive and you will be required to undertake additional duties as and when required.

  • Support residents with all personal care needs to include washing, dressing and using the toilet
  • Take part in all social activities supporting and encouraging the residents to continue with hobbies and activities in and outside the home
  • Assist at mealtimes
  • Participate in assessment, planning and evaluation of residents by observing and recording appropriate changes
  • Assist in the delivery of care for residents
  • Carry out the role of personal carer to a specified group of residents
  • Carry out regular night checks as part of waking night shift determined by the care plan
  • Moving and handling of people and loads which may involve using specialist equipment e.g. hoists
  • Ensure the home and residents rooms are kept clean and tidy

If you feel this is the role for you please call Su on 01743 368370 or email your CV to

Tags: HealthCare Assistant for Nights / Shrewsbury / £8.01 - £8.50  /Temporary/Permanent / Health and Care.


Agent's Name Su Holland
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